What are the High School Math Courses?

What are the High School Math Courses?

As a high school student, you will be expected to take a variety of classes across many subject areas, including math. While this may feel intimidating, these classes are designed to help you excel in math and prepare you for the collegiate level, as well as increase your ability to be successful in related subject areas (like science courses). If you’re wondering what high school math classes await you, read on! An overview Most high school students are required to complete three years of math coursework, though four is recommended because certain colleges require it. Other high schools may require completion of math until a certain ... Read More About What are the High School Math Courses?

A Columbia University College Experience

A Columbia University College Experience

The tutors behind Varsity Tutors are not just here to teach — they’re sharing their college experiences as well. Amy is currently a student at Columbia University studying human rights, English, and business management. She specializes in many areas of SAT tutoring, in addition to other subjects. See what she had to share about her experience at Columbia University: Describe the campus setting and transportation options. Amy: Columbia blends the best of both worlds with its urban setting and homey campus. Though exploring skyscraper-filled New York City is always fun, it can be a relief to come home to a school dominated by a ble ... Read More About A Columbia University College Experience

3 Efficient Ways to Study on the Go

3 Efficient Ways to Study on the Go

The holiday season inevitably means lots of traveling, but doesn’t often mean a break in the work that you are responsible for as a student. With finals right around the corner, it is particularly vital to maximize all of your available time. When you’re on the go — whether it’s to a family holiday party, traveling to cheer on your school in a basketball game, or even just your daily commute to and from class or work, you should take advantage of that time to get some of your studying in. No matter if you’re on a plane, taking a car trip, or walking through campus, use these following suggestions to study on ... Read More About 3 Efficient Ways to Study on the Go

The Finals Week Survival Guide

The Finals Week Survival Guide

With finals week already or almost upon us, you might just about be hitting your breaking point. Luckily, there are ways to avoid this stress and emerge relatively unscathed from the week (believe it or not!). You’re in the homestretch of the semester — make sure you finish it strongly with this finals week survival guide: Stay organized Gather all your materials from each class that you’ll have an exam in. This includes class notes, lecture handouts, worksheets, printed-out readings, assignments, and study guides. If you’re going digital, put all documents and PDF files into one folder. Check your syll ... Read More About The Finals Week Survival Guide

What is it Like to Attend Trinity Western University?

What is it Like to Attend Trinity Western University?

The tutors behind Varsity Tutors are not just here to teach—they’re sharing their college experiences as well. Brittany earned her bachelor’s degree in theatre from Trinity Western University in 2013. She specializes in math tutoring, SAT tutoring, and a number of other areas. Below, she shared her experience as a student at Trinity Western University. Read on! Describe the campus setting and transportation options. Brittany: Trinity Western University is located in a very beautiful, rural area. It’s tucked away from the city and, although transport trains come through campus frequently, it is quite peaceful. It&rsquo ... Read More About What is it Like to Attend Trinity Western University?